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'''Catherine Annette Hanshaw''' (October 18, 1901 – March 13, 1985) was an American Jazz Age singer. She was one of the most popular radio stars of the 1930s. Over four million of her records had been sold by 1934. In her ten-year recording career, she recorded about 250 sides. In a 1934 poll conducted by ''Radio Stars'' magazine, she received the title of best female popular singer (Bing Crosby was voted the best male popular singer). Second place went to Ethel Shutta, third place went to Ruth Etting, and fourth place went to Kate Smith.
Birth nameCatherine Annette Hanshaw
Alias| birth_date = {{Birth date|1901|10|18|mf=y}}
Birth placeManhattan, New York City|New York, New York
Death date{{death date and age|1985|3|13|1901|10|18|mf=y}}
Death placeNew York, New York
OccupationSinging|Singer
GenreJazz
InstrumentVocals
Years active1926–1937
LabelPathé Records|Pathé, Perfect Records|Perfect, Columbia Records|Columbia
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